miamiherald.com: Top 25: What corporate America is reading, June 2019

miamiherald.com: Top 25: What corporate America is reading, June 2019

800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of book-based resources compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases by its corporate customers nationwide. Here are the best sellers for June 2019, plus descriptions of the Top 10.

1. “The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World” by Melinda Gates, Flatiron Books

2. “Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World” by David Epstein, Riverhead Books

3. “The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution” by Susan Hockfield, W. W. Norton & Company

4. “Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America” by Weijian Shan, Wiley

5. “The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty” by Clayton M. Christensen, Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon, HarperBusiness

6. “More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)” by Elaine Welteroth, Viking

7. “Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World” by Joseph Menn, PublicAffairs

8. “How to Skimm Your Life” by The Skimm, Ballantine Books

9. “The Gift of Struggle: And Other Lessons about Leading” by Bobby Herrera, Bard Press

10. “Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up” by Jerry Colonna, HarperBusiness

11. “Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leadership in the Pentagon” by Ash Carter, Dutton Books

12. “Sales Truth: Debunk the Myths. Apply Powerful Principles. Win More New Sales.” by Mike Weinberg, HarperCollins Leadership

13. “The Beautiful No: And Other Tales of Trial, Transcendence and Transformation” by Sheri Salata, Harper Wave

14. “Lean Impact: How to Innovate for Radically Greater Social Good” by Ann Mei Chang, Wiley

15. “Choosing Leadership: A Workbook” by Linda Ginzel, Agate B2

16. “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less” by Greg McKeown, Currency

17. “Undo It!: How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases” by Dean Ornish and Anne Ornish, Ballantine Books

18. “Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley’s Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime” by Julian Guthrie, Currency

19. “Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley’s Bill Campbell” by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg and Alan Eagle, HarperBusiness

20. “Quick and Nimble” by Adam Bryant, Griffin

21. “Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your Money” by Ken Honda, Gallery Books

22. “Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results – Without Losing Your Soul” by Karin Hurt and David Dye, Amacom

23. “Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges” by Amy Cuddy, Little Brown and Company

24. “Exponential Living: Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You Are” by Sheri Riley, Berkley Books

25. “This Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community – A Life in Streetwear” by Bobby Hundreds, MCD

Descriptions of the top 10.

1. “The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World” by Melinda Gates, Flatiron Books

As the modern world increasingly shifts toward gender equality, women still face critical challenges that are continuing to impact society. Melinda Gates, one of the most inspiring and influential philanthropists of our time, shares the stories of the remarkable women she has encountered from around the globe. Gates eloquently weaves key lessons with inspiring anecdotes of women overcoming pressing challenges. The book is a reminder of both the power of story and the need for change, and proof that when women succeed, we all succeed.

2. “Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World” by David Epstein, Riverhead Books

Specialization from an early age in athletics, music, art and science is often touted as the key to becoming an elite master of industry. David Epstein’s research turns this theory on its head. In “Range,” he shares the secrets of how generalists are succeeding at every age. His work spotlights the fact that it is not necessarily when we start, but more often how starts, failures and restarts fuel our agility, determination and ultimate success. “Don’t feel behind” is this author’s advice – and with deep insights at the point of where sport, science and technology cross, it’s advice worth following.

3. “The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution” by Susan Hockfield, W. W. Norton & Company

From the former president of MIT, the story of the next technology revolution, and how it will change our lives.

4. “Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America” by Weijian Shan, Wiley

Weijian Shan shares his inspirational first-hand account of overcoming immense hardship during the Cultural Revolution in China, as well as his journey to become the ultimate American dream success story. Through a deeply detailed and insightful narrative, Shan offers a unique view of his homeland and the country he now calls home.

5. “The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty” by Clayton M. Christensen, Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon, HarperBusiness

Despite seemingly altruistic intentions of development and billions of dollars of resources, many countries on the receiving end of aid from the developed world have, in fact, become even poorer. Addressing the multitude of factors for this frustrating contradiction, Christensen, Ojomo and Dillon offer an alternative route to sustainable development, using innovative proven models from around the world.

6. “More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)” by Elaine Welteroth, Viking

In this part-manifesto, part-memoir, the revolutionary editor who infused social consciousness into the pages of Teen Vogue explores what it means to come into your own – on your own terms.

7. “Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World” by Joseph Menn, PublicAffairs

“Cult of the Dead Cow” shows how governments, corporations and criminals came to hold immense power over individuals and how we can fight back against them.

8. “How to Skimm Your Life” by The Skimm, Ballantine Books

“How to Skimm Your Life,” with the Skimm’s trademark mix of real talk, humor and inspirational messaging, gives you the information you need to make informed and empowered decisions in your life. Covering everything from personal finance, to career, to stress management, global politics, and more

9. “The Gift of Struggle: And Other Lessons about Leading” by Bobby Herrera, Bard Press

In “The Gift of Struggle,” Bobby Herrera shares 12 stories from his leadership journey as co-founder and CEO of Populus Group. Each chapter shares the details of the story, the broader lesson any leader can apply, a set of questions to reflect on and an afterword for how the story later unfolded in Bobby’s life. Building on Bobby’s efforts, this book inspires readers to find their own stories, share their gifts of struggle with others, and become the leader they imagine they can be.

10. “Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up” by Jerry Colonna, HarperBusiness

One of the startup world’s most in-demand coaches – Wired magazine calls him the “CEO Whisperer” – reveals why radical self-inquiry is critical to professional success and healthy relationships in all realms of life.

(800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of books and other knowledge resources for businesses and organizations nationwide, is a division of Milwaukee-based Dickens Books. For complete descriptions of all books, visit http://800ceoread.com.)

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